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Cuisses de Grenouille

My father and his beer buddies used to capture live frogs to bring home for frogs’ legs parties.  Sometimes these were served with rabbit stew and cornbread.  The frog legs were such a treat for the children of the family.  … Continue reading

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Crispy Fried Pork Belly

I was reminded of this pork belly recipe when I saw a post for it in my “memories” on Facebook.  I just happened to have a relatively lean, skin on, piece in the freezer that I surprisingly found in the … Continue reading

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Smelt

Whenever I see tiny fish like whitebait or sardines, I think of the fresh smelt my father used to fry.  I don’t know where he bought them but there was a season and he would come home with large sacks … Continue reading

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Personality

I’ve never much cared for rabbits as pets, nor guinea pigs or fish.  I like my pets to have a discernible personality, like cats and dogs.  Almost everything else is food.  Look at the personality on those rabbit legs! Deep … Continue reading

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Spicy Deep Fried Sardines

I made this recipe last year, using frozen, somewhat larger sardines from Portugal https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/04/01/deep-fried-sardines/.  The ones I made today are tiny and straight out of the ocean from Fresh Paradise http://www.frischeparadies.eu/stores/stuttgart.html.  I think it made a difference. Because of their size, … Continue reading

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Deep Fried Rabbit Legs

Feeling a little introspective this morning, I questioned my preoccupation with making and taking pictures of food.  How did I get here?  What’s it all about?  Where am I going with this? What I arrived at was that I cook … Continue reading

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Deep Fried Salmon with Creole Remoulade

I know this is almost sacrilegious, saying salmon and deep fried in the same sentence but I needed an excuse to fry something with panko again (the oysters were not enough) and to use Dave’s Creole Remoulade sauce.  If you … Continue reading

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